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. with the subway system still crippled by hurricane sandy. subway trains are slowly coming back online, charging stations are providing lifelines for cell phones. but life after the storm is far from normal. thousands of people waiting in bus lines in brooklyn, and cars just trying to inch back into the city. in some of the hardest hit communities like seaside heights, new jersey there are no recovery teams and frustration is building. >> no electricity, no heat. no hot water, there's not much we have. we need more help. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands will likely be without power until next week. and also next week, another storm is in the forecast. we here at nbc are happy to help the victims of the storm. we're organizing a fund-raising telethon with some high profile people to be carried by all of our networks here at nbc universal. matt lauer will host the show. you see some of the artists schedule to appear include bruce springsteen and jon bon jovi as well as billy joel and christina aguilera. money collected will be donated to the relief fund for hurricane sandy. the telethon will air
. a lot of this area, of course, still reels from the deadly hurricane sandy storm, which has devastated a lot of that northeastern coastline that remains paralyzed. now they have another storm system on the way for next week some time on wednesday into thursday where they could get 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, which would mean more flooding concerns. and this could also bring wind 20 to 40 miles per hour and keep plenty of those power concerns in places we know many communities continue to be paralyzed from this storm system in the northeast. now we want to join nbc's jay gray who is in atlantic city where that cleanup continues. we hear that a big decision was just made in new york city? >> reporter: yeah, in fact, jeff, they decided after days of controversy to now cancel the new york city marathon this weekend, deciding it's a time to stop, stay, and help instead of run in the city. you can see what is left of an older part of the boardwalk behind me here in atlantic city. so many communities from lower manhattan through here in atlantic city, up and down the east coast, all
affected by hurricane sandy. each person in the parade will be wearing a pin from the american red cross. and a special float will be dedicated to the first responders and volunteers. >>> let's bring in our chief meteorologist jeff ranieri, who used to work at 30 rock at the network level. how is that parade, jeff? >> it's incredible. if you live in new york city, you have to go see it in person at least once. all right. let's get a look at the doppler radar here. over the past 24 hours, we have had a lot of rainfall. also plenty of snow up across the sierra. but it is now cleared out there. are no raindrops on the roadways. if you're doing any traveling tonight, it's a lot safer for you. but let's get a look at these impressive rainfall totals. the north bay got in over an inch. walnut creek 1.12. santa rosa over an inch as well, san francisco at 1 inch even. you head down to san jose. unfortunately only 0.15 as it finally got to the south bay, a lot of that moisture got wrung out. so not quite as much as a soaker. but you can use every job you get there down into san jose. we're dry ac
, mobile devices. >> yes, of course. thank you. >> you bet. >>> superstorm sandy carried a hefty price tag for new york city, and mayor bloomberg there wants help picking up the pieces. new york's mayor announcing today that the city suffered $19 billion in losses from that storm. bloomberg is planning a trip to capitol hill this week to ask congress for almost $10 billion in aid. that's in addition to the $5.4 billion they expect in reimbursements from fema. it's not sure how much of the city's request will overlap with the 30 billion that new york's governor requested from the feds. >>> in health matters tonight, the company behind the so-called sprinkle diet is paying nearly a million dollars to the state of california. the makers of sensa, a diet supplement which is sprinkled on food have agreed to pay $900,000 to settle a false advertising lawsuit. that was filed by several district attorneys, including santa clara counties. the state's nutritional supplement task force investigated the claims that its weight loss benefits were proven in the largest clinical study ever. expert says th
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